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7 in 10 Canadians blame China for COVID-19 pandemic but reject the term “Chinese virus” – poll

More than seven-in-ten Canadians blame China for the COVID-19 outbreak, but a similar number oppose referring to the novel coronavirus as the “Chinese virus”, a new Research Co. survey has found. The tracking poll found that 72% think the Government

China threatening, harassing, intimidating human rights advocates in Canada – Amnesty International

The Chinese government is threatening, harassing and intimidating human rights advocates across Canada for sounding the alarm on serious human rights concerns in China, according to a new report by Amnesty International. Amnesty International Canada and Canadian Coalition on Human

Canada Pension Plan invests in China’s tech giant accused of censorship, surveillance and facilitating Beijing’s human rights violations

Canada’s Pension Plan has become a major shareholder of Tencent Holdings Ltd, the Chinese tech giant who’s being accused of carrying out censorship and surveillance at Chinese Communist Party’s behest and aiding Beijing’s gross human rights violations. CPP now owns

Canada donated masks to China. Chinese mask makers now price-gouging Canada.

In early February, Canada donated 16 tonnes of personal protective equipment, such as clothing, face shields, masks, goggles and gloves to China to help the Chinese doctors and nurses battling the original Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan. But now as Canada

Million people sign petition calling on WHO boss to step down

A petition demanding the resignation of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director-general accusing Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of kowtowing to China and mishandling the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response has crossed the million signature mark. Toronto hair stylist Osuka Yip started

Canada liable to compensate Chinese companies for COVID-19 losses under Harper govt trade agreement

Canada is liable to compensate Chinese companies for losses incurred due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, under the terms of a trade agreement the Harper government signed with China. Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government signed the Agreement

Misinformation spreading faster than coronavirus, researcher warns

Misinformation and conspiracy theories are spreading faster than the coronavirus, and malicious actors are exploring the theories for political gain and to commit fraud, warns a Swedish researcher. Sweden’s Malmö University researcher Johan Farkas explains that falsehoods, rumours and conspiracy

BC Liberals accepted money from Chinese government propaganda unit

By ThinkPol Staff The BC Liberals accepted money from a media outlet producing propaganda for the Communist Party of China, days after the mouthpiece was exposed as being owned and operated by China’s government. On November 2, 2015, an exposé

New BC Liberal leader linked to corruption in China

By ThinkPol Staff Andrew Wilkinson, who has just been elected the new leader of the BC Liberal Party, has faced difficult questions in the past about his links to corruption in China. Wilkinson once acted for corrupt Chinese tycoon Ni

China’s state-owned BC logging company cheats Canadian exporter out of millions, fails to pay workers — Lawsuit

By Amy Chen, with reports from Duncan Anderson A Canadian forestry product exporter is suing one of China’s State-owned logging companies operating in British Columbia for allegedly supplying “80% rotten logs” and tricking the exporter into assuming the forestry company’s